History of the English Language
History of the English Language
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  • ISBN-13: 9780130151667
  • ISBN: 0130151661
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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



Comprehensive and balanced, this classic exploration of the history of the English language combines internal linguistic history and external cultural history-from the Middle Ages to the present. This market-leading text encourages readers to develop both an understanding of present-day English and an enlightened attitude toward questions affecting the language today. Features in the New Edition include:--A thoroughly revised and updated Chapter 1, English Present and Future, reflecting the latest trends and statistics of the last ten years-A new section in Chapter 10, Gender Issues and Linguistic Change, providing a balanced and current perspective on an important social topic-Thorough revision of Chapter 11, The English Language in America, with updated material on African American Vernacular EnglishThe traditional strengths of the text remain, including:--An emphasis on the political, social, and cultural forces that affect language-The use of traditional phonetic notation to help pronunciation-A map of American dialects and examples of twentieth-century vocabulary demonstrating differences in American English and comparisons of current English to earlier versionsBaugh, Albert C. is the author of 'History of the English Language', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130151667 and ISBN 0130151661.

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